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Questions tagged [star-wars]

For questions about the 'Star Wars' universe created by George Lucas.

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What is the Last Command referring to?

I have always wondered, what is the title of the Star Wars Thraw Trilogy novel Last Command referring to? Is it Mara's last order from the late Emperor to kill Luke? Or is it in reference to Thrawn ...
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How is it possible for there to be Death Star wreckage remaining? [on hold]

In the recently released teaser for Episode IX, there is a shot at 1:38 featuring wreckage from one of the Death Stars (it's unclear which one). However, both Death Stars were destroyed by being ...
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What does the writing on Poe's helmet say?

What does this writing on Poe Dameron's helmet say?
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In the current canon, who took over after Padmé as senator of the Naboo system?

I have been trying to find who took over the Naboo seat after Padmé died during RoTS. I have found information on who was there before her from the Queen's Shadow book. And I know in Legends it was ...
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What is the meaning of “flood the intake and sweep to the bi-lats”?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), Han is piloting the Millennium Falcon with Chewbacca. Han: Drop the landing gear. When I tell you, flood the intake and sweep to the bi-lats. A little ...
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Did Rey adopt Kylo's lightsaber combat opening stance? [on hold]

In the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker teaser trailer, Rey stood on a desert and ignited her lightsaber. Her opening stance was, in my opinion, very similar to Kylo Ren's in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, ...
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Did Sidious know that Tyranus fought Yoda?

I saw one of the answers that says; So that basically answers the question. But here is my question now, Is/Are there any evidence that Dooku/Tyranus told it to his master Sidious? Such as the ...
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How did Palpatine get the name “Sidious”?

Based on this question about Palpatine's first name being Sheev, I have a follow up question about Sidious being his Sith name. When he gave the Sith name to his apprentices Dooku and Anakin he ...
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(RETCON) Is there evidence that Yoda was referring to Kylo Ren when he said “there is another” hope in Episode V? [duplicate]

This is a retcon question. It’s relevant because the return of the Emperor in Episode 9 re-raises the issue of who will bring balance to the Force. There are the following quotes in Episode V: ...
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Why does the remaining Rebel fleet at the end of Rogue One seem dramatically larger than the one in A New Hope?

The Rebel fleet at the end of Rogue One (even after sustaining many losses) still seems considerably larger than the fleet in A New Hope.
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Palpatine's flesh in Episode 9. Damaged or undamaged? [closed]

In Star Wars EU, Palpatine's clones lacked the Sith lightning damage that the original Palpatine had sustained from fighting Mace Windu. Assuming that the Palpatine in Episode 9 is a clone, would his ...
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What's the meaning of “fortified infraction restraint”?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), Lando shows his Millennium Falcon to his new friends: Han: Looks like you had a little work done. Lando: Indeed I have, Han. Installed an escape pod in the ...
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Did Han Solo shoot Darth Vader’s TIE Fighter wingman from the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon?

In Stars Wars: Episode IV—A New Hope, did Han Solo shoot Darth Vader’s TIE Fighter wingman from his chair in the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon or from one of the Falcon’s two swiveling gun turrets? ...
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What happens if both Sith master and apprentice accidentally kill each other under the rule of two? [closed]

Has this ever been discussed in the books? Surely over thousands of years of the rule of two there must have been an incident where a fatally wounded opponent nearly delivers a killing blow in a ...
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What's this round medallion from the “Rise of Skywalker” trailer?

This is held by someone in the trailer. It looks familiar but I can't place it. Is it something from existing Star Wars lore?
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Did the 'Force for Change' competition winner actually appear in Solo: A Star Wars Story?

Force for Change is a charity beneficiary that asks fans to donate money for various good causes. Often, there are prizes that comes with donating. In 2017, while Solo: A Star Wars Story was still in ...
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Why do Clone Commando visors glow?

The title is pretty self-explanatory. In the Republic Commando video game and the two or three episodes of The Clone Wars in which Clone Commandos appear, why do their helmet T-visors glow? I don't ...
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Did Samuel Jackson say his famous “Mother-F*****” in Star Wars?

Samuel Jackson says the phrase "Mother-F*****" in lots of his movies, but I wonder if he said it in Star Wars. He said it in both of Avengers: Infinity War and Captain Marvel, where both are PG-13.
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How did the Super Star Destroyer Executor get destroyed exactly?

This is what happens to the Super Star Destoyer Executor in RotJ All fire is concentarted on the Super Star Destroyer Executor. Only 2 A-wings destory the bridge deflector shields And before forward ...
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Who is the earliest named character to live in Disney Star Wars canon?

In Disney's Star Wars canon (explicitly excluding Legends), who is the earliest named character to live? This question is similar to real-life questions about who the earliest named person in recorded ...
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How old was Yoda when he became Grand Master of the Jedi Council?

As the title asks, how old was Yoda when he attained the rank of Grand Master of the Jedi Council? (Canon answers greatly preferred) According to Yoda's Wookieepedia entry (emphasis mine): Around ...
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What kind of Force abilities were effected by Ysalamir?

So Ysalamiri create Force-empty bubbles, but what exactly is affected by this? Are you not able to use the Force at all or can you just not use Force abilities like Force push, that influence the ...
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What did we know about the Kessel run before the prequels?

Suppose it is 1996 and I want to know what the "Kessel Run" (mentioned in A New Hope) is, and what does it mean that Han Solo did it in 12 parsecs. Of course, we now know much more about it thanks to ...
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Meaning of the quote: “Adventure. Excitement. A Jedi craves not these things.”?

Would someone mind explaining this quote? “Adventure. Excitement. A Jedi craves not these things” It seems to be at complete odds with the title "Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker" ...
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Has Force Lightning ever caused ventricular fibrillation in a victim?

We have established that Force Lightning produces an electric current in the victim's body and produces the same effects as an electric shock. One of the possible effects of electric shock includes ...
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Why did we only see the N-1 starfighters in one film?

I think that this model has a really great design and looks cool and futuristic, but we only saw them in the Battle of Naboo. I have a lot of questions about that: Why don't the Rebels use them? Is ...
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Why do C-3PO and R2-D2 have different naming formats?

R2-D2, C-3PO... why doesn't 3PO use the format C3-PO, and/or R2 use R-2D2? Does the formatting imply the kind of droid it is, or perhaps some other feature?
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In Star Wars IV, could Darth Vader have captured Obi-Wan Kenobi's lightsaber using Force Pull?

In Star Wars IV: A New Hope, when Obi-Wan Kenobi finds Darth Vader on the Death Star, he takes out his lightsaber and turns it on. At this point, could Vader have captured Kenobi's lightsaber using ...
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Can a Jedi / Sith stop being one and live on without the Force?

And by that I mean do Jedi/Sith have the power to expel the midichlorians from their own body's and thus stop being a Jedi, or a Sith forever? And by that I do not mean stop showing any alliance to ...
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Is there a canon interpretation of who the five are in the Prophecy of the Five from the KOTOR Comics?

In the Knights of the Old Republic comics series, one of the central themes is a Jedi prophecy known as the Prophecy of the Five, which describes five people who are to bring on the return of the Sith ...
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Was Ahsoka Tano one of the younglings helping Kenobi find Kamino?

In Attack of the Clones Obi-Wan seeks the advice of Master Yoda in finding a missing planet. During this time Yoda is teaching a group of younglings. One of them is a Togruta of unknown gender who ...
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Did Anakin visit Tatooine during the time of the Clone Wars after delivering Rotta?

I was wondering if there is any known visit by Anakin to Tatooine during the Clone Wars, after the incident with Rotta where he has to go back to deliver the huttlet to Jabba. Is there any mentions ...
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Are there any other real life languages in Star Wars? [duplicate]

As this question established, the Hindi language does actually exist in the Star Wars universe, likely as the Sriluurian language. Of course there is also the fact that almost everyone speaks Basic, ...
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What happened to the Vault under the Jedi Temple after Order 66?

I watched this video: It was about the Vault under the Jedi Temple where the Jedi kept all their credits. This led me to the following question: What happened to the ...
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Can BB-8 and other similarly round astro-mech droids swim/propel under water?

Recently, while looking at a BB-8 toy online, I read this on their website: BB-8 is made to be water resistant, but we would not recommend taking your droid for a swim if it can be helped. This ...
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Did Darth Vader really turn to the light side? [duplicate]

Vader’s goal was to rule the galaxy. The emperor stood in his way. He killed the emperor. How does that qualify him as turning to the light side? Because he declares he is now on the light side? He ...
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Was Luke Skywalker the leader of the Rebel forces on Hoth?

Rewatching Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, I noticed the opening crawl declares Luke Skywalker as the leader of the Rebel forces on Hoth: Evading the dreaded Imperial Starfleet, a group of ...
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Why couldn't the separatists legally leave the Republic?

Why was it necessary to use military methods to secede, while IRW, alliances and unions come and go, sometimes, peacefully. Does the Republic not allow a system or planet to leave and declare itself ...
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Why isn't Vader in the Super Star Destroyer Executor at the beginning of Return of the Jedi?

Why didn't Vader arrive at the second Death Star in the Super Star Destroyer Executor instead of some smaller Star Destroyer when meeting with Moff Jerjerrod? Is there any Legends or canon ...
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How did people in the Star Wars galaxy handle travelling to planets with different gravity?

We see people travel to different planets of various sizes, but nothing to show the gravitational differences? In legends, there are comments about how the increased gravity on the trooper academy on ...
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Does Darth Vader have a Force ghost? [duplicate]

At the end of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi we see Anakin Skywalker's Force ghost join Obi-wan and Yoda. Given the comments made by Kylo Ren in Episode VII: The Force Awakens when he asks ...
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Was Anakin and Padmé's wedding legitimate? [duplicate]

Anakin and Padme get married in secret on Naboo at the end of Episode 2: Attack of the Clones but was their marriage legal and if it so, wouldn't it have been registered on a Republic-wide database? ...
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Are there other characters in the Star Wars universe who had damaged bodies and needed to wear an outfit like Darth Vader?

We know that Anakin was very-badly injured to the point of near death, burned from head to toe and for simple survival he wears his iconic suit. My question is, obviously the capability to take ...
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In-universe, is information on Yoda's species kept secret from others?

Common knowledge, it is, that Yoda's species, its homeworld, name etc. are never mentioned in Star Wars media. In the films, we only ever see two of their kind, Yoda himself and Yaddle. As far as I ...
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What is Han rounding down from to get 12 when talking about the Kessel Run?

At the end of Solo: A Star Wars Story when Han and Chewie are talking about the Kessel Run, Han says: not if you round down. What is he rounding down from? I guess it's not 12.5-12.9 as it seems ...
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Can a Force-Sensitive Self-Train?

Is it possible, in the Star Wars universe, that someone who discovers they are Force-sensitive can self-train? Say they were afraid of the repercussions of being discovered and instead just tried to ...
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What is the in-universe cost of an AT-AT?

I need to know how many credits an AT-AT costs? I've searched but I can't find any resources or materials that tell me how much it costs.
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What happened to CIS droids that were “killed”?

When CIS droids were destroyed by the clones what happened to the droids after the battle?
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Do ambidextrous Jedi have any advantages?

As discussed in another question, it is made clear that Luke was very likely ambidextrous. What are the advantages to being ambidextrous as a Jedi? Is lightsaber combat or reaching out to the force ...
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How is the Incom shipyard still in business?

Following on from this question, what is the in-universe explanation that Incom, the sole manufacturer of X-Wings, is permitted by the Empire to remain in business? From the Empire's POV the rebels ...